When it hurts so badly you just want to throw your hands up… WAIT! Give God a chance, his grace goes beyond our understanding and his mercy is waiting on you right now! I know you may feel like your in the bottom of a hole all alone but God is right there beside you. He has given us so many assurances of his love, understanding and peace in the bible. Listed below are just a few of the passages that will lift your spirit and ignite a powerful beam of light that will cut through the darkness.
When you get sad Jesus says in John 14:
1 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. 2 In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. 4 You know the way to the place where I am going.”
When you have sinned let your heart pour out to God like David did in Psalm 51(The Message):
1-3 Generous in love—God, give grace! Huge in mercy—wipe out my bad record.
Scrub away my guilt,
soak out my sins in your laundry.
I know how bad I’ve been;
my sins are staring me down.
4-6 You’re the One I’ve violated, and you’ve seen
it all, seen the full extent of my evil.
You have all the facts before you;
whatever you decide about me is fair.
I’ve been out of step with you for a long time,
in the wrong since before I was born.
What you’re after is truth from the inside out.
Enter me, then; conceive a new, true life. Continue reading “When you want to give up”